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Good Luck

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50 Anderson Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1140
585-340-6161
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food, Cool Atmosphere

We at dinner here the night before Valentine's Day and really enjoyed it. We are not over the top fancy people, but like really good meals in a 'nicer' environment and Good Luck fit the bill. The food was great, service was excellent and we truly enjoyed it! Would definitely go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Troy M
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Alfred, New York
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Alfred, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We at dinner here the night before Valentine's Day and really enjoyed it. We are not over the top fancy people, but like really good meals in a 'nicer' environment and Good Luck fit the bill. The food was great, service was excellent and we truly enjoyed it! Would definitely go back.

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Rochester, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went with 10 people. Got a great table in the middle of the room on a Saturday- 8:30. Was not sure the time would like-but it really worked. Still hoping and a great crowd. The food!! wow!! Everyone tried something different. My sausage platter was awesome- husbands fried chicken was great- sweet but in a good way. But my brothers... More 

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Even though i dont like big and loud places (which Good Luck definitely is), I dont regret going there. It just has some special kind of atmosphere. Service was great. The place was pretty much packed, yet we didnt have to wait long for anything we ordered. And I the food was outstanding. Yes the portions arent really that big,... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Six of us had dinner at Good Luck and we had a wonderful meal. The cocktails were creative and well made. The salad was good; the greens were a bit wilted and tired looking. Our table shared the fried chicken (super moist, even the breast meat), gnocchi, hamburger, and pasta shaped like calamari (but was a vegetarian dish). Loved the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have friends who go to Good Luck on a regular basis, so the 4 of us got together so they could share their Good Luck with us. It was extremely crowded, most of them being 20 something hipsters. A very trendy place. The 4 of us range from 40's to 60, but we never felt out of place. The... More 

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Rochester, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This is one of those trendy small plate restaurants down by the Village Gate complex. We went with friends from out of town who had heard about the place while on business. There were 6 of us...4 adults and 2 teenage boys. We ordered plate after plate of pricey food to share, and never got full. The only decent value... More 

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churchville, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Yumma! We have been here 3 times in the last 2 months. Their days open are limited (Wed-Sat) but it's because they fill their tables every night. A lot of the younger crowd seems to just come in and hang out at the bar and eat there. The portions are big because they are made for sharing. The giant hamburger... More 

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Rochester, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After receiving a glowing recommendation from our son, my husband and I tried Good Luck. We had difficulty finding it - the sign on the front is about 8" x 10" but once we located it, we were greeted by a friendly young lady. We were seated with one chair against the outer wall - which had a freezing cold... More 

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Rochester, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good Luck is definitely one of those restaurants your going to remember, and the ambiance alone will bring you back. Warm lighting makes the large space feel homey and intimate. However it can get very loud when the restaurant is packed. Huge wrap around bar with extensive list of great drinks/wine. Menu is "to share" style. Not extensive on vegetarian... More 

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stopped in on a very busy Thursday night. We were lucky to find seats at the bar. The menu has mostly what is called share items which leads you to believe they are large plates. We asked the bartender how big the items were and she said not too big. Still confused they sounded like a regular entre and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Anderson Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1140
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-340-6161

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Eclectic
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?